Lima’s breezy location on the Pacific Ocean and mild desert climate make it the perfect city for exploring on foot. Head downtown to mingle with locals, stretch your legs, and grab a bite to eat in one of the many award-winning restaurants.
after that to be ready to travel around northern peru over 13 days.
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Lima's breezy location on the Pacific Ocean and mild desert climate make it the perfect city for exploring on foot. Head downtown to mingle with locals, stretch your legs, and grab a bite to eat in one of the many award-winning restaurants.
Travel and Explore Northern peru over 13 days
Wellcome to Peru , a joureney is starting
Transfer to Huaraz
LLANGANUCO LAGOON & MARIA JOSEFA TREEKING
At the foot of the snowy Huascarán, in the Llanganuco lake nature offers us one of the best shows. Like two mirrors of the sky, the Chinancocha and Orconcocha Lagoons have created a new color in nature: neither green nor blue, perhaps turquoise, the truth is that their beauty leaves visitors fallen in love of nature..
Following the route to the Llanganuco Lagoons, we will ascend towards “portachuelo”, enjoying an impressive 360º panorama and observing the snow-capped peaks of the Cordillera Blanca: Huascarán (6,768 meters), Huandoy (6,395 meters), Chacraraju (6,112 meters), Chopicalqui (6,354 meters), Pisco (5,752 meters), etc. After two hours by bus you reach Cebollapampa at 3900 meters above sea level, here the walk begins, after approximately 8 km and three hours of walking you will reach the 69 lagoon at 4620 meters above sea level, under the gaze of the impressive Chacraraju, the Pisco, Huascarán, Chopicalqui, Huandoy and Yanapaccha Snow Mountains. After staying 40 minutes in the lagoon, we return back to Huaraz City.
TRANSFER TO TRUJILLO & SECHIN ON THE WAY
The characters represented in the monoliths on the facades are of two kinds. The warrior-priests (dressed with a weapon or scepter) and the dismembered victims or their remains (mainly heads, limbs, skewered eyes, intestines, vertebrae and viscera), creating a macabre scene. All these figures represent humans, without the presence of demigods or animals
Another theory is that the site was a laboratory for high anatomical studies, which would explain the explicit exposure of various parts of the human body, such as viscera and bones. Another position holds that it is the representation of a popular rebellion bloodily crushed by the ruling elite.
For Federico Kauffman Doig it would be a staging of human sacrifices, within the framework of a cult that sought to ensure the livelihood of the population and counteract famines caused by droughts or other onslaught of nature
Day 5 , 6
CITY TOUR & MARINERA DANCES WITH PERUVIAN PASO HORSES & FULL DAY
We will take you on a tour through Trujillo. An important city in Spanish times, Trujillo has beautiful colonial buildings and mansions. We visit Plaza de Armas with its cathedral, built between 1647 and 1666.
We also visit the Archbishop's Palace and Calonge House, where Simón Bolívar, the Liberator of South America lived. Then we visit the Emancipation House, now home to Banco Continental, and then the Iturregui Palace, built in 1842, which is currently home to the Central Club.
Then we will visit the Archeological & History Museum, where objects from the different pre-Columbian cultures will be on display.
After lunch we have a nice show of marinera and peruvian paso horses.
DAY 6 FULL DAY TRUJILLO
The temples of the Sun and the Moon, a religious center for the Moche culture, which developed between 100 and 900 AD. The archaeological complex shows the two large pyramids with flat tops, known as huacas.
Then we drive north of Trujillo to visit the Huaca Dragon, also known as Huaca Arco Iris (Rainbow Pyramid), which belonged to the Chimu culture.
We continue up, to the ancient fishing village of Huanchaco for a good lunch based in see food. Huanchaco is of the most famous beaches of Peru, where you can see the traditional fishing boats (caballitos de totora) which are still in use Today.
After lunch we continue to Chan Chan, the largest adobe city in America, built by the Chimu and covering an area of about 20 square kilometres.
LA SEÑORA DE CAO ON THE WAY TO CHICLAYO
We drive to Chicama Valley, about 60 km north of Trujillo, to visit El Brujo, another complex of the Moche civilization. Archaeological excavations started here in 1990, where they found the Woman of Cao, a 1,500 year old, tattooed female mummy.
• Village of Magdalena de Cao (to taste a traditional drink fermented underground for 1 to 2 years called "Añejo de Cao.")
• Huaca cao viejo
• Cao Museum
After the tour, we drive through up north to the comercial Chiclayo city. On way we pass around the sugar and rice fields and we stop for having Lunch.
Day 8 , 9
CHICLAYO-TUCUME &TUMBAS REALES MUSEUM & PRIVATE TRANSFER TO CHACHAPOYAS
We go to Lambayeque city to take the route to Tucume town where we will visit the Ceremonial Center of Tucume, archaeological complex composed by 26 pyramids. This site was the second Capital of the Lambayeque or Sican culture. We will visit as well the Site Museum.
We finish our excursion in the Royal Tombs Museum of Sipan, the most modern in Peru. The journey allows to know all the objects found in 1987 in the place of Huaca Rajada, well-known as Sipan. Here we will find the ornaments of the Lord of Sipan, the Priest and the Old Lord of Sipan.
Lunch in a local restaurant.
DAY 9: PRIVATE TRANSFER TO CHACHAPOYAS
DAY 10 KUELAP & CABLE CAR
After a short time driving about 45”we arrive at the archaeological Macro zone to see a short remains about a traditional domestic architecture and take a quickly explanation about this complex built on the slope of a hill, so then we drive to Nuevo Tingo town, and then it’s ready to board the first electromechanical system of cable car build in Peru (cable car) this will take us on a 20-minute trip over 4 kilometers. Kuelap is a magical place where we visit different sectors such as ceremonial enclosures, the main temple, circular rooms, etc. The tour lasts approximately 3 hours.
We drive to Cocachimba town about 1 hour away, from there we start walking for two hours to Gocta Waterfall (771 meters high considered the third highest in the world) On the way, you will see sugar cane fields with a typical trapiche, and as well as variety the flora and fauna on the trail, so after you got tired a view of the Gocta Water fall .
LEYMEBAMBA – REVASH
Between chachapoyas mummies
Constructed of rock and adobe, plastered and painted pink and cream, they look like little houses, but are in fact tombs. Most were ransacked long ago; a few yielded some bones and funerary offerings for archaeologists to examine. From these bones, it was possible to deduce that Revash's mausoleums were not used individually: it is thought that they were collective residences, destined to bury the prestigious and powerful people from chachapoyas culture After this wondeful tours , we drive short time to Leymebamba museum where the most preserved 200 mumies from chachapoyas were found
TRANSFER TO JAEN APT
End of our services , However Norte Expedition Team suggested to take a extension tour around south of Peru.
After this, we are ready to transfer you to the airport to take the domestic flight to Lima
- A nice speaking inglish Tour guide
- Private vehicle for all tours in each city.
- Transfers from Chachapoyas to jaen apt in private vehicle
- Entrances fees
- Cable car to Kuelap cabin tickets
- Food,snacks( just in chachapoyas city)
- Tips around your journey
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